Matteo, un-magical counselor to the mighty of Halruaa, has devoted his life to the truth — until he finds that he may have a hidden spark of magic after all. Now, with only a street waif for a companion, he’s on the run from the mysterious Cabal. In the dismal Swamp of Akhlaur, Matteo will seek his own truth while battling a creature out of his nightmares.
But something even worse is on his trail: a relentless persecutor of magic. The Magehound.
Elaine Cunningham is the author of over twenty novels, including the Forgotten Realms titles Elfshadow, Elfsong, Silver Shadows, The Dream Spheres, The Starlight and Shadows series, and many more. She is well-known for her contributions to the Dungeons & Dragons… More about Elaine Cunningham